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The Role of Estrogen Receptors in the Regulation of Aggressive Behaviors

Sonoko Ogawa, Masayoshi Nomura, Elena Choleris, and Donald Pfaff

in Biology of Aggression

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195168761
eISBN:
9780199865444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195168761.003.0010
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Neuroendocrine and Autonomic

At least two types of estrogen receptors (ERs), the classical ER-α and the more recently identified ER-β, have been localized in the central nervous system. ER-α and ER-β are very similar estrogen ... More


Tearing Off the Veil: Women and Girls Respond to the Kinsey Reports

Amanda H. Littauer

in Bad Girls: Young Women, Sex, and Rebellion before the Sixties

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469623788
eISBN:
9781469625195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469623788.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter analyzes the responses of young women towards Alfred Kinsey's reports published in his Sexual Behavior in the Human Female (1953). This publication is packed with statistics about issues ... More


The Aromatization Hypothesis, 1970–1990

Lynwood G. Clemens

in Brain Aromatase, Estrogens, and Behavior

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199841196
eISBN:
9780199979837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199841196.003.0009
Subject:
Neuroscience, Neuroendocrine and Autonomic

In the 1970s Carlos Beyers and his colleagues demonstrated that androgens that cannot be aromatized to estrogen also do not mimic testosterone in some test situations. These early tests of the ... More


‘Modesty is the sister of virtue’: moral prevention work with girls

Leanne McCormick

in Regulating Sexuality: Women in Twentieth-century Northern Ireland

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076640
eISBN:
9781781702666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076640.003.0004
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter analyses the organisations and discourses in Northern Ireland concerning the preservation of female moral standards, suggesting that the links between national identity and female sexual ... More


‘One Yank and they’re Off’:1 interaction between US troops and Northern Irish women, 1942–1945

Leanne McCormick

in Regulating Sexuality: Women in Twentieth-century Northern Ireland

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076640
eISBN:
9781781702666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076640.003.0006
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter examines Northern Irish women's encounter with American troops during the Second World War, explaining that the involvement of women in both Britain and Australia with US troops has ... More


Introduction

Sara Mendelson and Patricia Crawford

in Women in Early Modern England 1550–1720

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201243
eISBN:
9780191674846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201243.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This book deals with a series of questions regarding women's experiences of the world in early modern England. It tries to comprehend ‘women's experiences’ not as a simple linear description of ... More


Responses to Jealousy: Violence and Restraint

Ruth Rothaus Caston

in The Elegiac Passion: Jealousy in Roman Love Elegy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199925902
eISBN:
9780199980475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199925902.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

Chapter 4 examines the use of violence as a response to jealousy. The poets give attention to the subsequent stages and the reactions to jealousy, where we find another distinction between male and ... More


The Adult Woman: Female Behaviour Paradigms in La Femme gelée and Passion simple

in Annie Ernaux: The Return to Origins

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235378
eISBN:
9781846312571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235378.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter examines the portrayal of the adult woman and female behaviour paradigms in Annie Ernaux's La Femme gelée and Passion simple. It evaluates the interpretation of these works as feminist ... More


“The most handsome knight that ever lived”: female scopophilia in parzival

Sandra Lindemann Summers

in Ogling Ladies: Scopophilia in Medieval German Literature

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044187
eISBN:
9780813046198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044187.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Wolfram von Eschenbach’s Parzival is a text that was immensely popular and widely read in the Middle Ages. This chapter examines how the representation of the female gaze in this poetic work impacts ... More


Women Causing Trouble

Koenraad Donker van Heel

in Mrs. Naunakhte & Family: The Women of Ramesside Deir al-Medina

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789774167737
eISBN:
9781617978159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167737.003.0014
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter discusses the behavior of women in Deir al-Medina, focusing on those who caused trouble. It begins by wondering how the Deir al-Medina men viewed their own behavior as compared to female ... More


Giustina Renier Michiel and Conflicting Ideas of Gender in Late Eighteenth-Century Venice

Susan Dalton

in Italy's Eighteenth Century: Gender and Culture in the Age of the Grand Tour

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804759045
eISBN:
9780804787543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804759045.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter, which discusses the life and works of Giustina Renier Michiel, first examines the conflicting pressures exerted on her by her husband, her family, and Venetian society. It also explores ... More


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